On This Day

June 13, 1942 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • 1st V-2 rocket launch, Peenemunde, Germany; reached 1.3 km
  • Germany lands 4 saboteurs on Long Island
  • The United States opens its Office of War Information, with Elmer Davis as head
  • US Office of Strategic Services (OSS) formed